Fifth Far Eastern Games 1921 (Shanghai)

NB: matches at Hongkew Park, Shanghai

30- 5-1921 Philippines       3-1 Japan             [HT 1-1]
             [ref: A.H. Leslie]
31- 5-1921 China             1-0 Philippines       [HT 0-0]
             [ref: W.C.G. Clifford; linesmen: Leslie, Robertson]
 1- 6-1921 China             4-0 Japan             
             [att: around 25,000]

 1.China                 2  2  0  0  5- 0  4
 2.Philippines           2  1  0  1  3- 2  2
 3.Japan                 2  0  0  2  1- 7  0

NB: China were represented by club side South China A.A., who reportedly ([Kni 91])
    had beaten East China (Shanghai) for the right to do so

Before the tournament, China (i.e. South China A.A.) played a practice match against
"a team representing East China" at Nanyang Field, att: 3,000; this is not the match
referred to above:
26- 5-1921 South China AA    3-1 "East China"

After the tournament, at least two matches were played in the
Open International Championship:
 3- 6-1921 China             3-0 Japan             [HT 2-0]
 4- 6-1921 "Great Britain"   1-0 China

NB: "Great Britain" were a selection of British residents in Shanghai.

China squad (as reported in SCMP & HK Daily Press)
 Manager: Mr Lau Fook-Kee.
  Starting XI: Lau Hing-Cheung (GK), Chan So, Cheung Wing-Sing, Leung Yuk-Tong [captain],
               Leung Tai-Fong, Fung Tai, Pang Kam-Wing, Ip Kau-Ko, Wong Pak-Chung, Kam Fook,
               Au Kit-Sang.
  Reserves: Lai/Lau Yuk-Tat, Fok Ping-Iu, Hui Shing-Iu, Chan Kwong-Iu.

The squad named in the HK Telegraph included Tsoi Hak-Hong but omitted Fung Tai and
Lau Hing-Cheung.




About this document

Sources: [FIF 52], [Kni 91], [Oli 92], "South China Morning Post", "Hong Kong Telegraph", "Hong Kong Daily Press", "China Mail" (all from Hong Kong), "North-China Herald", "Celestial Empire" (both from Shanghai)

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Authors: Neil Morrison and Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 31 Aug 2017

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